The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 81 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.69% 1.21% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.20% 4.00% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 20 24
Median daily rate £330 £366 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £206 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £426 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £14.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-29.49% +17.58%
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
794 976 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.14% 30.23% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 470 427
Median daily rate £345 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% +17.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.35 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £47.36 £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +7 55 £330 -4.34% 2
Glasgow +16 12 £383 +19.90% 6
Edinburgh +3 5 £475 +18.75% 18
Dundee -1 2 £115 -65.15%
Fife +1 1 £325 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 153 (95.63%) Degree
2 79 (49.38%) Security Cleared
3 69 (43.13%) Microsoft
4 66 (41.25%) Windows
5 65 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 61 (38.13%) SC Cleared
7 58 (36.25%) Active Directory
8 57 (35.63%) HP
9 56 (35.00%) PowerShell
10 53 (33.13%) OpenStack
11 48 (30.00%) ITIL
12 44 (27.50%) Windows Server
13 38 (23.75%) MCSE
14 36 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 36 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (21.25%) MS Excel
16 30 (18.75%) Migration
16 30 (18.75%) Office 365
17 29 (18.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 28 (17.50%) Citrix
18 28 (17.50%) Java
18 28 (17.50%) SQL
19 27 (16.88%) SQL Server
19 27 (16.88%) MS Exchange
19 27 (16.88%) Skype for Business
19 27 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (16.88%) Skype
19 27 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2013
20 26 (16.25%) SharePoint
21 23 (14.38%) Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (33.13%) OpenStack
2 27 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 27 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 27 (16.88%) Skype for Business
3 26 (16.25%) SharePoint
4 20 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (8.75%) Office Communications Server
6 9 (5.63%) IIS
6 9 (5.63%) JBoss
7 8 (5.00%) Apache
8 7 (4.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.25%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.25%) CMS
10 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (21.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.88%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.63%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.88%) Skype
2 14 (8.75%) HTTP
3 9 (5.63%) HTTPS
4 8 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 7 (4.38%) SAN
6 6 (3.75%) IPsec
7 5 (3.13%) DNS
7 5 (3.13%) NAS
8 4 (2.50%) DHCP
9 3 (1.88%) Internet
9 3 (1.88%) Intranet
9 3 (1.88%) SSL
9 3 (1.88%) VPN
10 2 (1.25%) SNMP
10 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.63%) LDAP
11 1 (0.63%) TACACS
11 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.63%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.38%) MarkLogic
2 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
2 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.13%) DB2
5 4 (2.50%) MySQL
6 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.25%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.25%) Big Data
7 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.25%) HBase
8 1 (0.63%) GIS
8 1 (0.63%) OLTP
8 1 (0.63%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.88%) gulp
1 3 (1.88%) JUnit
1 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.25%) Xcode
3 1 (0.63%) Build Forge
General
1 15 (9.38%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) French Language
2 8 (5.00%) German Language
3 4 (2.50%) Games
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (17.50%) Developer
2 9 (5.63%) Java Developer
2 9 (5.63%) Messaging Specialist
3 8 (5.00%) Consultant
4 7 (4.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (4.38%) Lync Specialist
4 7 (4.38%) Office 365 Specialist
5 6 (3.75%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (3.75%) Mobility Specialist
6 5 (3.13%) Mobility Engineer
7 4 (2.50%) Engineering Specialist
7 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Management Specialist
7 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Specialist
7 4 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (1.88%) .NET Developer
8 3 (1.88%) Analyst
8 3 (1.88%) Citrix Specialist
8 3 (1.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (1.88%) Junior
8 3 (1.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.63%) .NET
2 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.25%) Spring
4 9 (5.63%) AngularJS
4 9 (5.63%) J2EE
5 8 (5.00%) CSS
5 8 (5.00%) JSP
5 8 (5.00%) RESTful
6 7 (4.38%) Apache Commons
6 7 (4.38%) Drools
6 7 (4.38%) Ext JS
6 7 (4.38%) Hibernate
6 7 (4.38%) jBPM
6 7 (4.38%) Servlets
6 7 (4.38%) Web Services
6 7 (4.38%) XML
7 6 (3.75%) HTML
8 5 (3.13%) Middleware
9 4 (2.50%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.50%) hapi
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.38%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (9.38%) Clustering
3 13 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.13%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.88%) Virtual Team
5 8 (5.00%) User Experience
6 6 (3.75%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.75%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.75%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.13%) iPad
8 4 (2.50%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.88%) CESG
9 3 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.88%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.25%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.25%) iPhone
10 2 (1.25%) iSeries
10 2 (1.25%) PKI
10 2 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (41.25%) Windows
2 44 (27.50%) Windows Server
3 36 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (18.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (14.38%) Linux
6 16 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 14 (8.75%) Android
8 9 (5.63%) Solaris
8 9 (5.63%) Unix
9 7 (4.38%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (3.13%) AIX
11 4 (2.50%) HPUX
12 3 (1.88%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.63%) OS/390
13 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.00%) ITIL
2 30 (18.75%) Migration
3 23 (14.38%) Load Balancing
3 23 (14.38%) Project Management
4 22 (13.75%) Software Distribution
5 21 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.63%) ITIL V3
6 17 (10.63%) OO
6 17 (10.63%) Six Sigma
7 16 (10.00%) Analytics
8 15 (9.38%) Application Packaging
8 15 (9.38%) OOD
8 15 (9.38%) Service Delivery
9 13 (8.13%) Virtual Environments
9 13 (8.13%) Workflow
10 10 (6.25%) Integration Testing
11 9 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (5.63%) Validation
11 9 (5.63%) Virtual Team Management
12 8 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 28 (17.50%) Java
2 28 (17.50%) SQL
3 12 (7.50%) C#
3 12 (7.50%) Python
4 10 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.63%) Perl
6 7 (4.38%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.38%) VBScript
7 5 (3.13%) C++
8 4 (2.50%) PHP
9 3 (1.88%) Scala
10 2 (1.25%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.25%) C
10 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.25%) RPG
10 2 (1.25%) RPG IV
10 2 (1.25%) VBA
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
11 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (95.63%) Degree
2 79 (49.38%) Security Cleared
3 65 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (38.13%) SC Cleared
5 38 (23.75%) MCSE
6 10 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.25%) MCTS
8 1 (0.63%) CCIE
8 1 (0.63%) CCNP
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) ISEB
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) MBA
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.63%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.50%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 58 (36.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.00%) XenApp
3 8 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.63%) HDFS
6 1 (0.63%) UAG
6 1 (0.63%) vCloud
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (10.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (8.75%) SCCM
3 10 (6.25%) AirWatch
4 9 (5.63%) OVPA
5 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.50%) Netcool
6 4 (2.50%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.88%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.63%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.63%) Nagios
9 1 (0.63%) Oozie
9 1 (0.63%) OpenView
9 1 (0.63%) SCOM
9 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.63%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 69 (43.13%) Microsoft
2 57 (35.63%) HP
3 28 (17.50%) Citrix
4 22 (13.75%) VMware
5 17 (10.63%) AppSense
6 15 (9.38%) Oracle
7 11 (6.88%) IronPort
8 5 (3.13%) Apple
9 4 (2.50%) Veritas
10 3 (1.88%) Samsung
10 3 (1.88%) Sybase
11 2 (1.25%) Altiris
11 2 (1.25%) CA
11 2 (1.25%) Nintex
12 1 (0.63%) Axway
12 1 (0.63%) Cisco
12 1 (0.63%) Compuware
12 1 (0.63%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.63%) Sun
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